Jun Kaneko born 1942 is a Japanese ceramic artist living in Omaha, Nebraska
Juin Kaneko (金子 Kaneko juin ? , né en 1942) est un artiste céramiste japonais vivant à Omaha, Nebraska , aux États-Unis. Ses œuvres en argile explorer les effets de la répétition des motifs de surface abstraites.
Jun Kaneko (b1942 Japan) studied painting during his high school years. He came to the United States in 1963 to continue those studies at Chouinard Institute of Art when his focus was drawn to sculptural ceramics through his introduction to Fred Marer. He studied with Peter Voulkos, Paul Soldner, and Jerry Rothman in California during the time now defined as the contemporary ceramics movement.
Jun Kaneko has rewritten the rules about the size and shape of ceramic art with his giant sculptures.